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Oscar Valdez - Olympian Inks Deal With Frank Espinoza

By Salvador Rodriguez

Mexican Olympian Oscar Valdez has signed a five-year contract with Espinoza Boxing, run by well-known manager Frank Espinoza.

Espinoza told BoxingScene.com/The Record that Oscar has what it takes to become a future world champion and Valdez said come that he wants to shine like other Mexican fighters who were made champions by Espinoza - like Abner Mares, Israel Vazquez and Martin Castillo.

Valdez hopes to turn pro in October or November.

"I'm excited, I made the right choice. Frank told me very good things about my career, and he's handled great champions. I'm very happy because I know I'll be fine. Mares spoke well of him. Many people told me about him," Valdez said during a phone interview from California.

"I signed for five years. I'll fight at junior featherweight. I know that I have the style and spirit to succeed in this profession. I don't know how long it will take, but I am sure that I will become a world champion."

Espinoza revealed, meanwhile, that Oscar's style is what caught his attention, and he believes the sky is the limit.

"I liked everything, he has a professional style. He has everything to be champion. I'm excited about signing a future world champion. I had a great experience with Mexican fighters like Mares, (Daniel) Ponce, Vazquez. Castillo. I am very happy because he will surely have a bright future."

Salvador Rodriguez covers boxing for The Record and BoxingScene.com.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by UTEP on 08-29-2012

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;12460370][B]Mexican Olympian Oscar Valdez has signed a five-year contract with Espinoza Boxing, run by well-known manager Frank Espinoza.[/B] Espinoza told BoxingScene.com/The Record that Oscar has what it takes to become a future world champion and Valdez said come that he…

Comment by Tomasio on 08-29-2012

[B][I]I seen him fight in the Olympics & liked his style & I thought he was a sure Medal winner, but in some cases the scoring system in the amateurs is not all that accurate & that's why they are…

Comment by alphaqfrankie on 08-29-2012

[QUOTE=Lac'em up;12460564]Espinoza doesn't pay his fighters too well. He could have signed with GBP instead.[/QUOTE] your a fool. He's a manager not a promoter. Meaning he can sign with any promoter still....

Comment by Lac'em up on 08-29-2012

Espinoza doesn't pay his fighters too well. He could have signed with GBP instead.

Comment by onechance87 on 08-28-2012

war valdez:boxing:

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